Search found 6 matches

by amosspector
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: generation quality loss in MP3
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: generation quality loss in MP3

Thanks. This explain the quality difference I got. I used Any Video Converter to download from YouTube (and then stripped the audio part with Audacity). Of course, I have no idea How AVC grab the clip, but I guess you're - it's some quality-reducing process. I also tried YouTube premium membership, ...
by amosspector
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:48 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: generation quality loss in MP3
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: generation quality loss in MP3

Thanks for the info. I, too, use Audacity recorder and record as WAV from YouTube. Also, i - too - believe (or used to believe) that their streamed music are lowered in quality, but I reied analysing the sound I get visually (using Spek – Acoustic Spectrum Analyser - a nice little program), and foun...
by amosspector
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: generation quality loss in MP3
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: generation quality loss in MP3

Thanks, Doug. I think that thanks to the answers I got here, I'm all set to optimize my music quality. Please, tell me if I am wrong: (1) I get my music at highest quality I can, and in WAV format (quality depends on the source: best from old CDs, not so best when I record from YouTube (I use Audaci...
by amosspector
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: generation quality loss in MP3
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: generation quality loss in MP3

Got my reply and learned my lesson. Thanks, guys.

I need cutting and slicing, Koz, but - unfortunately - volume change is a must.

Thanks again

Amos
by amosspector
Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: generation quality loss in MP3
Replies: 12
Views: 291

generation quality loss in MP3

I guess it's not a new topic, but I couldn't find it in the topic list. I think I need a simple yes/no answer. Stripping off the tech details: if I take a MP3 file at a given quality level (bit rate, etc) and re-export it at the same quality, I still get resultant quality loss due to the additional ...
by amosspector
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: New Plug-Ins
Topic: RMS Normalize
Replies: 94
Views: 58116

Re: RMS Normalize

Sorry to bring up the issue again: I am trying to RMS normalize a group of music pieces (formats: WAV or MP3 or m4a), but fail. When I click "normalize" I get the control of peak amplitude only, not RMS, nor "perceived loudness. I have already downloaded the rms-normalize.ny program suggested by Ste...